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KR The Kroger Co. monthly Stock Chart
KR [NYSE]
The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E13.56 EPS (ttm)1.67 Insider Own0.70% Shs Outstand897.34M Perf Week-4.11%
Market Cap20.29B Forward P/E11.13 EPS next Y2.03 Insider Trans-1.67% Shs Float883.72M Perf Month-2.79%
Income1.57B PEG- EPS next Q0.39 Inst Own77.40% Short Float5.22% Perf Quarter-22.78%
Sales117.02B P/S0.17 EPS this Y-0.80% Inst Trans-1.51% Short Ratio3.42 Perf Half Y-33.93%
Book/sh6.72 P/B3.36 EPS next Y2.78% ROA4.40% Target Price26.14 Perf Year-30.67%
Cash/sh0.40 P/C56.99 EPS next 5Y-2.00% ROE24.20% 52W Range20.46 - 36.44 Perf YTD-34.48%
Dividend0.50 P/FCF31.80 EPS past 5Y32.30% ROI11.90% 52W High-37.05% Beta0.80
Dividend %2.21% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y5.00% Gross Margin22.10% 52W Low12.12% ATR0.43
Employees443000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q4.90% Oper. Margin2.40% RSI (14)42.45 Volatility2.02% 1.82%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.19 EPS Q/Q-54.50% Profit Margin1.30% Rel Volume0.48 Prev Close22.61
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.89 EarningsSep 08 BMO Payout27.60% Avg Volume13.49M Price22.94
Recom2.60 SMA20-3.45% SMA50-3.26% SMA200-22.77% Volume6,425,700 Change1.46%
Aug-11-17Initiated Stephens Inc Underweight
Jun-19-17Downgrade Morgan Stanley Overweight → Equal-Weight
Jun-16-17Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $33 → $25
Jun-16-17Downgrade Telsey Advisory Group Outperform → Market Perform $38 → $29
Jun-16-17Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Jun-16-17Downgrade Goldman Buy → Neutral
May-16-17Initiated Loop Capital Hold $32
Mar-23-17Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $37
Mar-07-17Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Dec-14-16Upgrade Piper Jaffray Underweight → Neutral $28 → $34
Dec-02-16Downgrade Pivotal Research Group Buy → Hold $38 → $35
Sep-23-16Initiated Barclays Equal Weight $33
Sep-12-16Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $46 → $40
Sep-07-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $39 → $37
Jul-26-16Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy
Jun-23-16Upgrade Hilliard Lyons Neutral → Buy
May-03-16Initiated Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey Neutral $39
Mar-04-16Reiterated Pivotal Research Group Buy $46 → $44
Mar-04-16Downgrade Macquarie Neutral → Underperform
Feb-12-16Initiated Stifel Buy $45
Aug-22-17 03:00PM  Another Kroger rival gets into home delivery business American City Business Journals
11:19AM  Kroger launches home delivery in Greater Cincinnati American City Business Journals
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Aug-18-17 08:45AM  Supermarkets Fear Amazon For The Wrong Reasons, Study Finds Forbes
Aug-17-17 02:00PM  Kroger, The Little Clinic and Feeding America Team Up for the Second Year to Fight Influenza and Hunger with One Shot, One Meal Campaign PR Newswire
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10:20AM  Edited Transcript of KR earnings conference call or presentation 15-Jun-17 2:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
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Jul-28-17 04:05PM  Why Is Amazon Still the Darling of Wall Street? GuruFocus.com
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07:10PM  Former Kroger exec's startup raises millions, double what it was aiming for American City Business Journals
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10:11AM  Mastercard Selected for Kroger Co-Brand Credit Card Issued by U.S. Bank Business Wire
Jul-26-17 02:00PM  Lidl Wins First Court Battle in Ongoing War With Kroger TheStreet.com
11:13AM  Kroger adds delivery service in two cities American City Business Journals
09:52AM  Lidl just won the first battle in its war against Kroger Business Insider
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Jul-22-17 04:15PM  Why Have Food Stocks Been Toast? Amazon, What Else? Benzinga
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Jul-19-17 03:05PM  Kroger adds delivery service in two cities American City Business Journals
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01:15PM  German grocery chain Lidl says Kroger is trying to thwart its US debut with 'copycat' claims Business Insider
09:15AM  Whole Foods brand gets high marks from consumers but trails another grocer American City Business Journals
07:10AM  This grocery chain is most loved in U.S., survey says American City Business Journals
Jul-17-17 05:34PM  Kroger Co. (The) -- Moody's rates Kroger's new notes Baa1 Moody's
05:30PM  Lidl eviscerates Kroger for trying to undermine its US launch in new court filing Business Insider
04:59PM  Kroger to pump up to $1 billion into underfunded pension plan American City Business Journals
02:16PM  Kroger Is Selling Bonds to Fund Pension, Refinance Barrons.com
12:40PM  Food 4 Less/Foods Co Stores Launch Campaign to Benefit After-School Programs PR Newswire
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09:45AM  Kroger to make $1 billion contribution to its benefit plans Reuters
09:43AM  Kroger to make $1 bln contribution to its benefit plans Reuters
09:26AM  Kroger to contribute $1 billion to bolster underfunded pension plan MarketWatch
09:11AM  Kroger to make $1 bln contribution to its benefit plans Reuters
06:50AM  This grocery chain is most loved in U.S., survey says American City Business Journals
03:27AM  Kroger (KR) Down 6.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? Zacks
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Jul-13-17 08:20PM  Walmart Sells the Cheapest Food: New Study TheStreet.com
03:43PM  German grocer Lidl promises high quality, low prices; US supermarkets take notice CNBC
02:10PM  Kroger hires former Aldi executive American City Business Journals
01:43PM  Lidl and Aldi expected to increase grocer competition CNBC Videos
Jul-12-17 02:00PM  Kroger Appoints Liz Ferneding President of Ruler PR Newswire
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07:00AM  Market Dominance Positions Kroger to Compete Morningstar
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02:19PM  Kroger Takes on Lidl Over Trademark Infringement Investopedia
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01:52PM  Kroger sues Lidl for trademark infringement American City Business Journals
Jul-05-17 08:50PM  Kroger Sues German Supermarket Chain Lidl Right After It Opened Its First U.S. Stores Fortune
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04:34PM  Kroger sues German grocery chain Lidl just two weeks after it lands in the US Business Insider
The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company's marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 28, 2017, the company operated 2,796 retail food stores, including 1,445 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 319 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 69 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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